Welcome to the City of Cochran!

 

The City of Cochran is a uniquely progressive rural community built upon efficient and effective service delivery with an organizational culture that strives to embrace change and diversity. The City also strives to ensure a high level of innovation and sustainable development while maintaining and enhancing a quality educational system, with the ultimate goal of providing a safe and secure environment to live, raise families, work, conduct business, and play.


News and Updates

 

The City of Cochran is currently repairing the sidewalks from 2nd Street to Peacock Street on the East side of the North bound lane.  The City requests that residents use caution when approaching this work zone.

 

At the City Council Meeting on July 8, the Council approved an ordinance to adjust the water and sewer rates effective September 1 to fund projected system operating expenses, repay current indebtedness, and fund needed sewage system improvements and debt service.  To view the new rate schedule, please click on Read More.

 

The City of Cochran has hired an Interim City Manager.  Mr. Jerry Murkerson, current City Manager of Hawkinsville, will be working two days a week until the end of July.  Beginning August 1, Mr Murkerson will be full-time until the City hires a new full-time manager.

 

The City of Cochran is currently conducting a search for a new City Manager.  For a complete job description and application procedures, please click on Employment on the top bar of our Home Page.

 

The City of Cochran is currently conducting a search for a Public Works Manager.  For a complete job description and application procedures, please click on Employment on the top bar of our Home Page.

 

Mr. Ray Gibson, City Manager of Cochran, resigns effective June 20, 2014.  Read More

 

City Officials receive training in Economic Development. Read More.

 

Walmart is coming to Cochran! The 70,000 square foot facility will house retail, grocery, and pharmacy operations and is expected to open on August 13th. Walmart plans on hiring approximately 150 employees.